Welcome to Rico Colorado!

Official website for the town of Rico Colorado

Rico is a quaint mountain town with a wide variety of historic and natural attractions. Located in southwest Colorado just 30 minutes from Telluride it offers a wide array of mountain activities such as camping, hiking, fishing, biking, and skiing. With iconic peaks and the clear flowing water of the Dolores river, the drive to Rico along the designated scenic byway on highway 145 will not disappoint.

For those who currently live in Rico and those who stop by and visit, the towns quiet community provides a great chance to connect with the mountain atmosphere.

 Upcoming Events

The Town of Rico would like to thank everyone who came to the community meeting last night.  If you have any follow-up questions, please email townmanger@ricocolorado.gov 

The monthly meeting of the Rico Board of Trustees will take place on August 21st at 7:00 PM at the Rico Town Hall at 2 Commercial Street.  Please join us.  Public comment is always welcome.

Rico Board of Trustees August 2019 Agenda Revised

Rico Board of Trustee’s August 2019 Packet

The Artists of Rico are requesting proposals from youth ages 8 -18 for art projects depicting mountain life. Grants of up to $100 are available for materials.  For more details and the application click the hyperlink below.

Request for Proposals for Art Projects Depicting Mountain Life

The electric vehicle charger is up and running and is located in front of the courthouse.  The charger was paid for by grants from Charge Ahead Colorado and San Miguel Power Association and will be free for one year.

 2019 Work Plan